The School

Located in large Victorian listed premises in the very centre of Newcastle, close to all major transport links and only 7 minutes' walk from our student apartments at Newcastle 1, International House is in the perfect location.
An English language school and 'Centre of Excellence' in one of the most student friendly cities in Europe.

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Meet the team

At International House Newcastle we devote a lot of time and energy to make you feel very welcome! We are well trained, experienced and prepared to offer you the best possible service, and we look forward to meeting you very soon. Click here to meet us

Our building

International House Newcastle moved to new premises in 2010, in the centre of the lively university city of Newcastle upon Tyne. The school is a Grade I and II listed building and has 16 classrooms plus a spacious students' room/café. There is also a computer suite for the Personal Study Programme (PSP) and free wi-fi throughout the building. Lift access is available to all floors. 

The premises were rated 'excellent' by British Council and EAQUALS.

Reception

Our reception is on the first floor, opposite the café. The team will help you settle in and make the most of your time in Newcastle. We are here to help you, so please ask us any questions you might have and we’ll do our best to find a solution.

We can help you with:

  • local travel and passes
  • welfare
  • medical information
  • Council Tax and bank accounts
  • exam applications
  • and much more!

Classes

We have 16 classrooms, in addition to the PSP suite (see below). Our general class size is 12 students maximum (8 students on average).

Lessons

Each lesson is 55 minutes long (2-hour lessons include a 10-minute break).

Timetable

Actual timetable will depend on student's level, course and the number of hours booked.

Lessons will be scheduled between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday. 

EARLY TIMETABLE: 9am-11am then 1pm-3pm or

LATE TIMETABLE: 11am-1pm then 3pm-5pm

Plus the PSP hour(s) if applicable. Your timetable will be confirmed after your day one placement test.

Café and Students' Room

The café is the ideal place to relax between classes, study, or meet friends for lunch. It's open between 8.30am and 5pm and is also used for evening events and even concerts! 

Our students’ café serves:

  • International hot and cold light meals
  • Savoury and sweet snacks
  • Hot and cold drinks

Personal Study Programme (PSP) suite

In our Personal Study Programme (PSP) suite, students can concentrate on their:

  • Individual programmes for work
  • Examinations
  • Vocabulary for personal interests
  • Extra listening or speaking practice!

The ratio of students to teachers in PSP is usually 6:1.

Location

We are in the centre of the city, close to Metro and bus routes, as well as a multitude of cafés, restaurants, bars, shops and cultural venues. You can find us on a map - click here